Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A titlike Asian songbird with brown and gray plumage and a short arched bill.
- ‘The number of Maui parrotbills in the wild has dwindled to fewer than 500.’
- ‘However polyphyly of the parrotbills seems dubious because of their very homogeneous bill morphology (short and laterally compressed).’
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.
From Afghanistan to Zimbabwe, discover surprising and intriguing language facts from around the globe.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.